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  • Explore Shandong's natural beauty, culture online

    2020-02-12

    With many people stuck at home with nothing to do amid the novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak, Shandong has decided to provide online tours of its scenic spots, museums and art galleries.

  • Shandong artists support China's fight against the epidemic

    2020-02-11

    Artists in Shandong have produced a series of imaginative paintings and touching songs to voice support for China's fight against the NCP, novel coronavirus pneumonia.

  • Mount Tai revered for centuries as the closest point to heaven

    2020-02-11

    Mount Tai, one of the five most famous mountains in China, was also revered as a powerful deity in ancient times. Befittingly, the temple to the god of Mount Tai was built at the foot of the mountain in Taian, Shandong province, during the Han Dynasty (202 BC-AD 220).

  • Shandong celebrates intangible cultural heritage in month

    2020-01-17

    East China's Shandong province recently started its annual intangible cultural heritage month celebration in Jinan, the provincial capital.

  • May Kitchen God give a good report

    2020-01-17

    Little New Year (Chinese: Xiaonian), usually a week before the lunar New Year, falls on Jan 17 this year. It is also known as the Festival of the Kitchen God, the deity who oversees the moral character of each household.

  • Ahead of Spring Festival, the Kitchen God knows all

    2020-01-17

    Zao Jun, the Kitchen God, is a fair-faced celestial who spends only a few days in the heavenly court of the Jade Emperor. For most of the year, he presides over the heart and hearth of earthly households, guarding the livestock, servants, and most of all the cooking stove.

  • Shandong to celebrate intangible cultural heritage month

    2020-01-14

    Nearly 700 cultural and art-related activities highlighting Shandong's rich intangible cultural heritage will be held from Jan 17 to Feb 24, the province's fifth intangible cultural heritage month.